Be it food,dance or textile,theres always cause for celebration among the Punjabi community. The Baisakhi Festival organised by the Amarjit Bhagwat Singh Charitable Trust (ATTIC) in Delhi from April 13 to 17 intends to do just that. The programme begins with a workshop on gidda and bhangra by Tripat Kaur Dhillion. There will be a talk on the Punjabi ethos by author Reena Nanda. On April 14 and 16,a performance by Madan Gopal Singh on the tragic love story of Heer and Ranjha will be accompanied by an introduction,Jhang Remembered,by Reena Nanda. The festival will conclude on a musical note with Geet Punjab De by Madhbala Sindhu,who is a trained singer and is know for her song Bagan Di Mehndi and role as a Punjabi singer in the film Monsoon Wedding.
Written by Katyayini Singh | Published: April 13, 2013 12:11 am